CloudFlare – Make your Website more Zippy!

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As we recently posted, having a faster website for your church, ministry or non-profit leads to more conversions (and helps Google like it more!). Getting good hosting is a great start; and it’s worth spending time making sure your images (and other assets) are small as can be.

However, there’s also another very simple (and free!) way to help make your site faster, more secure, and can save you lots of bandwidth on your existing hosting account. Continue Reading

Master Your Church’s Blog

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Blogging. It can be the bane of any church communications department’s existence. Not because blogging is some horrible experience that smart people would rather avoid (do you think I would be writing this post if it was?!). No, blogging can be fun. Coming up with topics for posts week in and week out — not […]

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The Importance of Sound in Film & Video [Video]

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Never underestimate the power of sound. One of the first days of taking video production class back in college, we learned about the importance of sound. It seemed silly as a naive college student learning the ropes of mass media. Why are we learning about sound in a video production class? Here’s probably the most […]

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Evernote Analog: Classy Desktop iPad Dock [Review]

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There is no shortage of tablet cases. From shock protection to keyboards to portfolios with notepads. The options are endless. Not to mention all the color combinations. Having owned the iPad 2 and now an iPad mini, one thing I struggled to find was an adequate solution for using the device on a desk. For […]

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Top 100 Technology Blogs [Infographic]

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What are your favorite technology blogs? Without including top dogs like Mashable and Tech Crunch—these might be considered more like news sources than blogs anymore—tell us what your favorite technology blogs are! In a recent infographic of the top 100 technology blogs, you may find one that you recognize at around #27…

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Fanboys and the Church

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This morning I woke up to the aftermath of Apple’s latest event. On the one hand, you had people crying “Android had it first” and the other “look at this great new feature. It’s better than the Android version (where relevant)”. Sometimes it was in good fun, most of the time it was preaching to […]

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Best Star Wars Parody Ever [Video]

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The brilliance of Sesame Street has brought us Homeland and Sherlock parodies that were to die for. But now they have outdone themselves with this laugh-out-loud Star Wars parody titled “Star S’Mores”. Featuring Princess Parfaita, Luke Piewalker, Darth Baker, Only One Cannoli, Flan Solo and more, this is the best Star Wars parody ever.

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Get the OS X Notification Center Working for You

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Ever since the Notification Center for OS X arrived, I’ve ignored it. There. I said it. In fact, in recent weeks, it’s become downright annoying to me. I’ve wasted so much time clicking through, cancelling out messages. “Why the heck do I feel the need to ‘x-out’ all of these notifications?” Such a waste. And […]

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What Kind of Procrastinator Are You? [Flowchart]

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I’ve always joked about procrastination and found stuff like this pretty funny. Probably because I don’t generally see myself as a procrastinator. But as I think about it more, there are areas of my life that I can be a procrastinator. Does everyone experience varying degrees of procrastination? With an open mind and a good attitude, I went […]

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